Bills of interest to NH Fish and Game

This page includes brief summaries of selected bills of interest to the NH Fish and Game Department. If the NH Fish and Game Commission has taken a position on a particular bill, it will be noted below. If written testimony is available, a link is included in the left-hand column.

Click on "Bill Docket" under Bill # for updates on the bill's status.

Updated January 16, 2014

Bill Title NH Fish and Game Commission Position
CACR11
Session Year 2014
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Title: relating to the definitions of "tax" and "fee." Providing that a tax is imposed to raise state revenue and a fee is imposed to recover costs to the state for providing a service to the payer.  
HB256 -FN
Session Year 2014
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Title: (New Title) relative to establishing a voluntary hike safe card for fish and game search and rescue operations, relative to deputy fish and game conservation officers, extending a commission on sustainability of the fish and game department, and establishing a committee to study funding of the fish and game search and rescue fund. Support
HB1100
Session Year 2014
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Title: establishing a committee to study the ownership by public entities of land for conservation purposes.  
HB1104 -FN
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to railroad motorcars. Support
HB1122 -FN
Session Year 2014
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Title: establishing the crime of filing false lien statements against public officials and employees. Support
HB1126
Session Year 2014
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Title: establishing a committee to study alternative public employee retirement plans.  
HB1144
Session Year 2014
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Title: requiring personal information of a person acquitted of or not charged with a crime to be removed from websites.

 
HB1145
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to the proposed Sewalls Falls Bridge in the city of Concord.

Support
HB1148 -FN
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to the reduction in the calculation of state retirement system annuities at age 65.

 
HB1153 -FN
Session Year 2014
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Title: allowing public bodies or agencies to require a deposit for right-to-know requests.

 
HB1155 -FN
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to state retiree health coverage premium contributions.

 
HB1156 -FN-L
Session Year 2014
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Title: making certain changes to the right-to-know law.

Oppose
HB1163 -FN
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to the carrying of a firearm in a public building.

 
HB1178
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to the sale and transfer of animals from animal shelters.

 
HB1179
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to health certificates for transferred animals.

 
HB1197
Session Year 2014
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Title: permitting the construction of a dam at the natural outlet of Jenness Pond in the town of Northwood.

 
HB1201 -FN
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to the accountability of public officials.

Oppose
HB1204 -FN
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to perjury by a law enforcement officer.

Oppose
HB1224 -FN
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to best practices for the transmission of energy.

 
HB1228
Session Year 2014
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Title: establishing a commission to investigate the procedure for public employee collective bargaining.

 
HB1243
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to the confidentiality of criminal background checks of school employees and volunteers.

 
HB1248
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to the acceptance of risk in outdoor recreational activities.

 
HB1249
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to refunds of the road toll paid by a governmental entity using a credit card.

 
HB1254
Session Year 2014
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Title: establishing a committee to study and propose a recodification of certain environment-related statutes.

 
HB1256
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to arrest without a warrant.

Oppose
HB1258
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to fill and dredge permitting applications.

 
HB1264
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to carrying of firearms by nonresidents.

 
HB1267
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to removing public officials for cause.

Oppose
HB1269
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to expungement of agency records.

 
HB1270 -FN
Session Year 2014
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Title: exempting meat and meat products from New Hampshire livestock from the FDA Food Safety and Modernization Act.

 
HB1271
Session Year 2014
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Title: establishing a committee to study the powers and duties of conservation commissions.

 
HB1290 -FN
Session Year 2014
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Title: allowing nonresident full-time students to purchase resident licenses for hunting and fishing.

Support, with Executive Director's discretion to address any issues
HB1295
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to the definition of livestock.

 
HB1303
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to the Cass Road dam in Epsom.

 

HB1306 -FN
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Title: prohibiting a law enforcement officer from soliciting another person to participate in criminal activity. Oppose

HB1307
Session Year 2014
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Title: prohibiting the state and political subdivisions from acquiring military-equipped vehicles or equipment which are not readily available in an open national commercial market. Oppose
HB1312
Session Year 2014
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Title: establishing a committee to study off-shore wind energy development.

 
HB1330 -FN
Session Year 2014
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Title: prohibiting the disclosure by search warrant of privileged individual medical records.

Oppose
HB1346
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to allocations of funds from the highway fund.

Oppose
HB1362 -FN
Session Year 2014
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Title: prohibiting enforcement of any federal law which bans certain firearms or limits firearm magazine size and establishing a criminal penalty for such enforcement.

 
HB1367
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to the sale of birds.

 
HB1379
Session Year 2014
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Title: excluding firearms records from public records subject to disclosure under the right-to-know law.

 
HB1383
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to municipal monitoring of large groundwater withdrawals.

 
HB1435
Session Year 2014
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Title: requiring law enforcement officials to disclose specific information relating to a police checkpoint.

Oppose
HB1448
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to vessel registration.

 
HB1454
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to increases in fees using rulemaking authority.

 
HB1456
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to the issuance of certificate for energy facilities by the site evaluation committee  
HB1467
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to large groundwater withdrawal permits.

 
HB1480
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to objections to proposed agency administrative rules by standing committees of the general court.

Oppose
HB1487 -FN
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to the uniform fine schedule for the division of forests and lands.

 
HB1495
Session Year 2014
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Title: repealing the prohibition on the use of silencing devices for taking wildlife.

Oppose
HB1505 -FN
Session Year 2014
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Title: requiring college identification cards to indicate whether the student is an in-state or out-of-state student.

 
HB1506
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to student identification cards used to satisfy voter identification requirements.

 
HB1536 -FN
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to penalties for driving under the influence of drugs or liquor.

Support
HB1537
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to acceptance of grants by state agencies. Oppose
HB1554
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to notice of water release from dams.

 
HB1557 -FN
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to the cost of maintaining certain railroad crossings.

Support
HB1566 -FN
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to warrant requirements.

Oppose
HB1567
Session Year 2014
Title: requiring a warrant to obtain electronic device location information. Oppose
HB1568 -FN
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to service animals.

 
HB1569 -FN
Session Year 2014
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Title: permitting licensing requirements to be waived for buyers and sellers. Oppose
HB1572 -FN
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Title: establishing a commission to create a New Hampshire state plan for Alzheimer's disease and requiring certain training and education programs regarding Alzheimer's disease and other related dementia.

 
HB1575 -FN-A
Session Year 2014
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Title: requiring state police to wear a camera when interacting with the public.

 
HB1578 -FN
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to record keeping for sold or transferred animals.

 
HB1579 -FN
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Title: prohibiting the use of certain leghold or foothold traps for the taking of animals.

Opposed


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HB1589 -FN
Session Year 2014
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Title: requiring background checks for all firearm sales.

 
HB1597 -FN-A
Session Year 2014
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Title: reducing the rate of tax on meals under the meals and rooms tax.

 
HB1598 -FN-A
Session Year 2014
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Title: authorizing friends of animals number plates.

 
SB222
Session Year 2014
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Title: restructuring the department of administrative services, division of plant and property management.

 
SB230
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to the definition of utility terrain vehicles.

Support
SB231-FN
Session Year 2014
Title: relative to regulation of tractors and low-speed utility vehicles.  
SB232
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to speed limits for off highway recreational vehicles and snowmobiles.

Support
SB240-FN
Session Year 2014
Title: relative to a reduced fee on OHRV registrations for persons who are members of an OHRV club. Opposed as written; in favor of concept
SB244
Session Year 2014
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Title: requiring the names of certain persons to be reported to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System Index.

 
SB248
Session Year 2014
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Title: establishing a committee to study policies and procedures for the development and maintenance of state-owned abandoned rail corridors.

 
SB251
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to horse access to state land.

 
SB265
Session Year 2014
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Title: making a technical correction to the disposition of meals and rooms tax revenues.

 
SB266
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to membership on the exotic aquatic weeds and species committee.

Support
SB267
Session Year 2014
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Title: extending the effective date for integrated land development permits.

 
SB269
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to the reporting requirements for dedicated funds.

 
SB281 -FN
Session Year 2014
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Title: relative to the siting of wind turbines.

 
SB287 -FN
Session Year 2014
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Title: transferring a sum from the prepaid fish and game license account.

Support
SB311
Session Year 2014
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Title: allowing reciprocity for off-highway recreational vehicle and snowmobile licenses issued by the fish and game department. Oppose as written; support the concept
SB336 -FN
Session Year 2014
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Title: prohibiting the taking of deer from baited areas on state-owned lands. Support

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